World Heritage Sites in South America

Jesuit Missions of La Santísima Trinidad de Paraná and Jesús de Tavarangue (Paraguay)

Jesuit Missions of La Santísima Trinidad de Paraná and Jesús de Tavarangue are part of a series of 30 missions in the Río de la Plata basin established by the Jesuits during the 17th and 18th centuries. Seven of these missions were located in Paraguay and the rest in present-day Argentina and Brazil.

Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis, World Heritage Sites (Argentina, Brazil)

The ruins of São Miguel das Missões in Brazil, and those of San Ignacio Miní, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa María la Mayor in Argentina, lie at the heart of a tropical forest. They are the impressive remains of five Jesuit missions, built in the land of the Guaranis during the 17th and 18th centuries.
León Cathedral (Nicaragua) Editor Sun, 10/21/2018 - 14:27
Constructed between 1747 and the early 19th century and consecrated by Pope Pius IX in 1860, León Cathedral is a significantly important and historic landmark in Nicaragua and expresses the transition from Baroque to Neoclassical architecture.

Los Glaciares National Park World Heritage Site and Perito Moreno Glacier (Argentina)

Los Glaciares National Park is an area of exceptional natural beauty, with rugged, towering mountains and numerous glacial lakes. At its farthest end, three glaciers meet to dump their effluvia into the milky grey glacial water, launching massive igloo icebergs into the lake with thunderous splashes.
Manú National Park: Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site (Peru) Editor Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:07
Manú National Park is a world-renowned haven of biodiversity, at the meeting point of the Tropical Andes and the Amazon Basin, in southwestern Peru. As a vast, geographically and economically isolated watershed, the still roadless property has been spared from most human impacts.